Oct. 15, 2008
-- Dr. Adam Watson is recently retired from a distinguished career at the Center for Ecology and Hydrology, where he was a scientific research expert on Ptarmigan, Golden Eagles and snow-patches in the Cairngorms. With prior service within the Nature Conservancy Council and the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology at Banchory, Dr. Watson is one of the most respected authorities within his field. He has written fifteen books on landscape and wildlife, including the definitive mountaineering guide The Cairngorms, which has been in-print since the 1960s. Dr. Watson was a founding-trustee of the John Muir Trust and was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at their 21st Anniversary Conference at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2004. Brought up in Turriff, Dr. Watson studied at the University of Aberdeen, earning a Doctor of Science degree. Presently, he continues to be a prominent ecologist, mountaineer, environmental campaigner and authority on the Cairngorm Mountains. He lives in Kingcardineshire, Scotland, where he is an esteemed member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Ecological Society of America. In his spare time, Dr. Watson enjoys reading, being with family and nature.
In recognition of an exceptional career as an exemplary career, Dr. Adam Watson is being included in the 2008/2009 Princeton Premier Registry alongside the most prominent business leaders and professionals of every industry, from around the globe.
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